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June 16, 2020 | The Modesto Bee

Chrisanna Mink speaks with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris to discuss how racism doesn’t manifest only as egregious acts, but covers a wide spectrum, including subtle oppression from inequities in the systems of justice, education, employment and even health care. And it hurts kids.

June 14, 2020 | Medium

California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris responds to recent events and explains how racist oppression ensures that black and brown children bear a disproportionate burden of dehumanizing and traumatic experiences.

June 14, 2020 | KQED

KQED’s Brian Watt spoke last week with California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, who is known for her pioneering work on the role that childhood stress and trauma play on the wellness of minority populations, to talk about the intersection of race and health.

June 12, 2020 | SHAPE

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been working to stay healthy and positive during this challenging time. Here, she interviews California’s first surgeon general to find out how we can fight the stress, feel better, and start moving forward.

June 9, 2020 | AEI

The AEI hosts highlight some positive trends in the adoption of children out of foster care and examine an innovative technique one California official is using to screen children for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

June 5, 2020 | Brandpoint

As people continue to adjust their daily lives in the era of COVID-19, some law enforcement agencies and advocacy groups across the country have raised concerns about the potential for a rise in domestic violence cases. The state of California is stepping up.

June 3, 2020 | California Medical Association

Effective January 1, 2020, DHCS began paying Medi-Cal providers to perform trauma screenings for children and adults with Medi-Cal coverage. Medi-Cal providers must take a certified training and self-attest no later than July 1, 2020, to having completed the training in order to continue to be reimbursed for ACEs screenings.

May 19, 2020

Dr. Dayna Long, Director for the Center for Child and Community Health at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, discusses the pervasiveness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and why screening for ACEs is critical to providing trauma-informed care.

May 18, 2020 | CNN

To find out more about the long-term effects of the pandemic on children, CNN What Matters talked to California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, who is deeply involved in the state’s aggressive response to the coronavirus.

May 15, 2020 | The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint

In an interview with Voice & Viewpoint, Dr. Burke Harris shares information about the heightened levels of stress we are all feeling right now in the wake of the coronavirus, how underserved communities experience toxic stress and trauma differently, and ways to identify and manage stress and anxiety during this time, for our overall health – both physical and mental.